The Keychron Q1 brings premium keyboard enthusiast features, like a gasket-mounted design and open-source software, at an attainable price, setting a high bar.
Many of the best gaming keyboards come ready to go with per-key RGB, soldered mechanical switches and maybe even finer touches, like a solid metal top plate or braided cable. But in the broader world of mechanical keyboards, there are enthusiasts who want more premium builds and customization options. Of course, you could build a custom mechanical keyboard from scratch. But that timely task isn’t for everyone and can end up costing hundreds of dollars, depending on what you make.